New Catalog Available: New Books Fall 2012-Spring 2013

New Books 2012-2013
The UH Press New Books Fall 2012-Spring 2013 catalog is now available! To view the 1.9M PDF, click on the catalog cover image to the left.

Highlights for Fall 2012 include:

* A full color guide to planting, growing, harvesting, and enjoying your own edible garden (The Small Food Garden)

* The letters of a 19th-century “American Girl in the Hawaiian Islands” (An American Girl in the Hawaiian Islands: Letters of Carrie Prudence Winter, 1890-1893)

* A comprehensive history of the ‘ukulele that places it in a broad historical, cultural, and musical context (The ‘Ukulele: A History)

* Fully illustrated guides to Hawai‘i’s Japanese Buddhist temples (Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawai‘i) and Japan’s Shinto shrines (Shinto Shrines: A Guide to the Sacred Sites of Japan’s Ancient Religion)

* A provocative new book examining the social worlds and interrelationships of trafficking activists along the Thai-Lao border (The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong)

* An engaging perspective on religion and popular visual media in Japan (Drawing on Tradition: Manga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan)

* A visually and descriptively rich account of the ways objects and artisans are received and their identities transformed in an Indian village (Making Faces: Self and Image Creation in a Himalayan Valley)

* A new edition in the best-selling Korean language textbook series (Integrated Korean: Intermediate 1, Second Edition)

* The definitive volume on loulu, Hawai‘i’s only native palm (Loulu: The Hawaiian Palm)

* The first English translation of a major work by “Japan’s Edgar Allan Poe,” Edogawa Ranpo (Strange Tale of Panorama Island)

* An accessible and clear explication of the oldest surviving Buddhist school (Theravada Buddhism: The View of the Elders)